I don't know about other admins here, but normally, I can have over a dozen tabs open in my Firefox web browser on my iMac. One tab which I do NOT have constantly open is the AdminCP tab. As a result, unless I go there, I may not realize that there are new users waiting to be verified and approved. As such, they may be waiting for days before I discover that they need to be approved.

I don't know if there is a setting for this or not, but if not, it would be nice if there was a option to send the Admin an email whenever a new user signs up. You could set it up with a few options such as these:

Send email to Admin immediately when new user registers

Send email to Admin every 6 hours when new user registers

Send email to Admin every 12 hours when new user registers

Send email to Admin every 24 hours when new user registers

Personally, I check my email frequently throughout the day, so this kind of notification would immediately attract my attention, even if I forget to visit the AdminCP for a few days.

One thing we don't want to do is to keep our new, potential users waiting, because they might lose interest and slip off the hook.

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Hi Bill,
Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. However,currently, we do not support to send alerts to email when new users sign-up. We deeply apologize for this inconvenience. Btw, if you want to get  this feature, we can help you do that via custom work which incurs additional cost.
Have a great day ahead!

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Excuse me, Vinny, but in my view, this is a very basic Admin function which should ALREADY be implenented in phpFox. Something as essential as this should NOT require custom work.

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If your email service provider has webhooks you could set it up using the subject line.  When a new user signs up it sends the a standard email and the subject line might be something like this.

Please verify your email for: your site

use a webhook to say any time your email service see a subject line like that send a copy to a special email which I had on my phone that was only used for that.  It could be a free gmail since you will never use it to send anythinig and only use it to notified you of a new user.

I am unable to give you an example now since my current free version mail service now does not have webhooks anymore...everyone wants money :)

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Thanks John. I will look into it. I think you and I are on the same wavelength when it comes to vampiric blood suckers. 🤪